It's been a crazy year. 2020 will forever be a year remembered for a pandemic, terrible political bickering, and general unease about the future. But what we should remember is how many good people are out there. And, how Iowa Nice has been well represented during thee unique and challenging times.

A great example of Iowa Nice is on display nationally after an Iowa professors social media post went viral, having nearly one million reactions. It was also featured on Today. It's the sweet story of Elizabeth Pearce, who simply goes by Liz. Liz is a professor in the communications department at Iowa, and she is doing something of note for Thanksgiving. She wants to feed any and all students, many who she hasn't met due to digital learning, a Thanksgiving meal if they're stuck on campus due to the pandemic. Many of these students will miss out on seeing their families, and on and around the holidays, that is a very difficult scenario to be facing. Liz is offering to prepare and, with the help of her kids, deliver meals (social distanced) to a student who requests a meal. There's even a vegan option for those who do not eat meat or animal products.

As sweet as that is, it's the fact Liz herself did not post her helping intentions, it was a student of hers who brought the generous offer to the publics attention. Liz, we salute you for representing all things Iowa Nice.

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